How To Use The Protractor Tool In SketchUp 2013


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Using the Protractor tool

If you want to measure angles, you will have to use the protractor tool. Now, this is very similar to the tape measure tool, in that it can create guidelines you can use to draw. So let's start by creating a very simple object here. We're going to create a rectangle. Snap it to my origin, and draw it out. In fact, I'm going to make this 18 feet by 24 feet. I'm just going to type that in, hit Enter. And that should snap to the proper dimensions. Now, I'm going to take this, and extrude it up into a very rough building, so I'm going to extrude it up nine feet using the Push-Pull tool.

Now, I should have a box that I can use to make a building. Now, let's go ahead and make the roof of this building here. I'm going to use the Protractor tool. We can find it here under Tools, Protractor, or on the tool shelf here. You know, however you select it you can basically use it very similar to the rotate tool. In fact, it looks a lot like the rotate tool. You see how it snaps to faces,...

Using the Protractor tool
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Using the Protractor tool provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 2013 Essential Training

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